[Milton-L] Latin inquiries [x-list with Ficino-L]

Jameela Lares Jameela.Lares at usm.edu
Sat May 20 13:24:42 EDT 2006


Thanks so much, Josh.  Andrew Zurcher also pointed out the transposition in #2. 
(I confessed to being abashed.  Perhaps I'll get a refresher on how to search
Patrologia Latina.)

Quoting Josh Scodel <jscodel at uchicago.edu>:

> Hi,
> 
> The first is a loose quotation of Ovid's Ex Ponto I.3.35-6 "nescioqua
> natale solum dulcedine cunctos / ducit et inmemores non sinit esse
> sui"
> 
> The second is the second sentence of City of God 19.15 [the numbers
> got transposed by you or Hume)
> 
> Josh Scodel
> 
> >I'm working on notes for Paradise Lost, books 11-12, and have come
> >across a few
> >items I can't trace.  I'll appreciate any help.
> >
> >1.  For 11.270 ("native Soile").  Newton cites a Latin tag, Nescio qua
> natale
> >solum dulcedine tangit/ Humanos animos, but without attribution.  I haven't
> >been able to find it in any of my databases.  (If it is in Perseus, I am
> not
> >searching properly--sorry!) Newton, of course, may be citing it incorrectly
> >from memory.
> >
> >2.  For 11.71 ("human left from human free").  Hume cites Augustine’s
> >City of God 15.19 as saying, Rationalem factum ad imaginem suam, noluit
> >nisi irrationalibus dominari, non hominem homini, sed hominem pecori.
> >But there isn't such a statement at that place, nor can I find the lines in
> >Patrologia Latina.
> >
> >With apologies, for cross-listing, thanks.
> >
> >Jameela
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